Benjamin Dulchin
Executive Director


212-747-1117, ext. 17

Benjamin Dulchin is the Executive Director.  Benjamin is committed to NYC’s activist community development movement, and has been a housing and community organizer for twenty-six years.  Since becoming Executive Director, Benjamin has expanded the scope of ANHD’s work, led research and advocacy campaigns on key issues to change the landscape of NYC housing policy, shaped ANHD’s bank reinvestment research and advocacy, led ANHD’s new focus on equitable economic development, and expanded the capacity-building programs that ANHD provides for our membership. Benjamin’s dog is grumpy, but his two children are not.

Benjamin's Blogs

June 20, 2014
The Rent Guidelines Board (RGB) is poised to vote on Monday, deciding what increases rent stabilized tenants will see for the year. The vote this year could be dramatic, as new de Blasio appointees are considering a zero-percent rent increase for the year as a short-term measure to correct for the overly large rent increases awarded by the RGB in recent years.
April 10, 2014
Our city cannot simply build its way out of our affordability crisis. In the past twelve years, over 180,000 new market-rate housing units were built, creating almost $8 billion in new wealth for real estate developers.  Much of this new development happened in the nearly 40% of the city that was rezoned.
March 18, 2014
As the new City Administration begins to make important policy choices to shape a new economic development policy, the Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development (ANHD) is releasing a new white paper to help demystify the economic development category of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and to encourage more effective partnerships and activities by banks, regulators, government officials, nonprofits and for-profit developers to further equitable economic development in New York City.